Which Pressure Canner Should You Get?

Which pressure canner should you get? If you are currently pondering this question, than you are in the right place. If you aren’t wondering which one to get, than either I hope you already have one, or, you should read my article 15 Reasons Why You Should Be Pressure Canning. Today I am going to compare two of the most popular models of pressure canners, the Presto 23 Quart and the All American 30 Quart. See all of my Food Preservation related posts here. Pressure Canning Hobby Pressure canning is a fun and productive hobby that is also…

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15 Reasons Why You Should Be Pressure Canning

follow my blog with Bloglovin Today, I am going to share with you 15 reasons why you should be pressure canning. Many folks are frightened by pressure canners, but they really shouldn’t be. They are easy to use, and if used correctly, there is nothing to be scared of. You might also be interested in my article Which Pressure Canner Should You Get? where I compare two of the most popular models, the 23 Quart Presto and the 30 Quart All American.  And also check out my other articles on Food Preservation! Educating Yourself on How to Safely…

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Setting New Year Goals on the Homestead

Howdy folks! Just popping in to wish you all a Happy New Year! And to share our Homestead goals for 2019. I have just sent out my very first email newsletter! So if you have subscribed to it, some of this will look very familiar. 🙂 If you haven’t subscribed to my email newsletter, please do so here! These are current articles on the blog that are things that relate to what you can be doing now in your garden or on your homestead, or getting ready to do soon! Seed Starting 101: Winter Sowing Seed Starting 101: The…

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How to Keep Your Seed Stash Organized

Today I am sharing with you how to keep your seed stash organized. If 2019 is your year to get organized, declutter, move toward a minimalist lifestyle, you need this if you are a gardener. It took me many years to finally find this system that actually works! I forget who shared this idea, but I know I first saw it on Instagram. By the way, if you are a homesteader, and you are not on Instagram, you really should be! There is a huge homesteading community there, and I have learned so much from all those fine folks. If…

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The Easiest Way to Preserve Beans

Beans are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. There are two types of beans you can grow: fresh green beans and dry shelling beans. I find that the easy way to preserve green beans, is by freezing them. Freezing them, also maintains some of that crisp texture and fresh flavor, that gets lost when canning them. Dry Shelling Beans are even easier to preserve, just dry them! Fresh Green Beans vs Dry Shelling Beans Just to be clear, when I say green beans, I am talking about string beans vs dry beans. Varieties of string beans that I am…

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Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners

Are you shopping for a gardener this holiday season? Than you are in the right place! You will be sure to find something on this Holiday Gift Guide for Gardeners! Amazon Deals to Gift or Use Yourself! If you have waited to the last minute to shop, might I suggest you try Amazon Prime to get your package in 2 days or less?  Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial Or, even better, gift an Amazon Prime Membership!  Give the Gift of Amazon Prime Shop thru Ebates, and Earn Cash Back on Your Holiday Shopping! If you haven’t…

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